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New Photos: Ashton Kutcher As Steve Jobs, Josh Gad As Steve Wozniak

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Filming of the Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher as the visionary Apple entrepreneur, is underway and the film's crew descended on the Los Altos home where Jobs and pal Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer in the garage.

Of course, while filmmakers are trying to be as accurate as possible, there's some nitpicking: Patty Jobs, Jobs' younger sister, told the Contro-Costa Times, that "Her brother drove a green VW van that was not painted in psychedelic colors. The furniture in the house isn't the same but more 'frilly,' in the taste of Marilyn Jobs, who married their father, Paul, after their mother, Clara Jobs, died of lung cancer in 1986. Marilyn Jobs still lives in the house."

Onlookers could hear Kutcher screaming—Patty Jobs explained it because the period depicted in the film is "when my brother was going through this primal-scream period. I once went with him to a primal-scream session. It was weird to sit in a room with a therapist and scream your head off."

Jobs also features Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak and Matthew Modine as John Sculley. Lukas Haas and Ahna O'Reily were spotted on the set, as was an unknown playing Bill Gates. There's another Steve Jobs biopic in the works—thisone written by Aaron Sorkin, who is basing it on Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs.